Explore the characteristics of light using ray boxes, mirrors, lenses, prisms and filters. Discover the fundamentals of reflection, refraction, colour and perception. Compare and contrast additive and subtractive colour theory using light and paint.
Discover Canada’s rich history of Space exploration, from the Alouette to the International Space Station. Examine the basics of propulsion, learn about the collapsible STEM (Storable, Tubular, Extendible Member) antenna, and enjoy hands-on activities exploring the size and scale of our solar system.
Discover how energy is produced in today’s world. Includes hands-on activities on the basics of electromagnetism, experiments using renewable electrical energy sources, instructions on how to read and draw a basic wiring diagram, and experiments using series and parallel circuits.
Explore how humans live and work on the ISS. Activities demonstrate the effects of microgravity, as well as the technologies that sustain life in the Space environment. Discover what it takes to become an astronaut, and follow the successes of our own Canadian astronauts.
Explore the basics of electrical circuitry by examining automotive technology. Includes hands-on demonstrations about electric motors and combustion engines. Visualize how energy is recovered in hybrid-electric vehicles. Make biofuel, and measure exhaust gas emissions. Discover electrochemistry as you assemble a fuel-cell vehicle. (Created in collaboration with Transport Canada's ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles program)
Through stories, games, and fun activities, Woolly invites students from Kindergarten to Grade 2 to discover the needs and life cycle of sheep and the products that come from raising sheep. They learn about the duties of the shepherd, the herding dog, and guard animals. They handle wool and explore its properties. Students also create exciting crafts and conduct cool experiments to learn how fleece is transformed into everyday objects. This bilingual Edukit is developed by the Canada Agriculture Museum.
Borrowing fee: $129 (one month rental fee includes shipping and handling)
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